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FOX News
Jan 19, 2013 8:00am PST
of the burrcrats to chase down that 60 billion figure . the system is broken, i agree with mark but the obama care is halfway house to single payer . man date taxes are too low. hold on a second, mark. more people are going to be dumped in a government. by the way, hang on. nixon. hang on . no, we are not. it would cost trillion. let me finish, mark i beg your pardon. >> it was enacted in britain and can dampt they have fewer mri machines and the wait list are long. >> morgan, when we look for a solution that really works, what we think of is putting the individual back in charge . when an individual is in charge of the cost and care that he or she is receiving, aren't they more responsible? whatever plan we work for isn't that the goal to put them in charge? >> it is it a great concept and going back to the idea of medicare. we will have to take a red pin to entitlements in general. >> last word for morgan. thank you. >> an amazing person . yeah, he's incredible and amazing. >> it is always -- it is always exciting. so it is exciting. >> neal cavuto is going to washington. he's the president gues
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
in the case, in case the allegations are false. >> now to the nation's capital. tomorrow at the white house president obama will be sworn in for a second term. the public inaugural ceremony will happen on monday. president obama declared today a national day of service in keeping with the spirit of monday's martin luther king holiday. the president and first lady did some volunteer work and this evening mrs. obama helped host an inaugural celebration for young people and military families. nbc's brian moore has the story from washington. >> reporter: in the nation's capital an inaugural ball for military kids and their families. >> welcome, welcome, welcome! >> reporter: who better to usher in the star-studded concert than usher himself. >> an incredible event just for you guys because the youth matter. >> caty perry lit up the stage, too. ♪ we can dance until we die. >> reporter: but not even she could eclipse the real star of the show, first lady michelle obama. >> this is what inauguration is all about. it about celebrating who we are as americans and all the things that make this coun
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 2:00am PST
morgan tonight." >>> good evening. tomorrow, before noon in the white house, president obama will take the oath for the second time in the second term in office. america has great expectations for president obama and at the same time the country is divided on issues important to everyone. the president is promising to bring the country together. can he? what will his agenda look like in the next four years? tonight we're going to find out with top advisers and experts. let's get started. joining me now is massachusetts's governor, president obama's campaign co-chairman. welcome. how are you governor? >> good evening, piers. i'm well. how are you? >> i'm very well. excited by inauguration weekend. the first one i have covered since i have been at cnn. palpable, i think, anticipation in the air about what kind of barack obama we're going to see now that perhaps the shackles are off in the sense that he doesn't have to worry about being re-elected. he's got four years left and it's an opportunity for him to really go for it. >> well, i think we're going to see a president with a new level
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2013 5:00am PST
/biden campaign. and jen saki and former obama white house deputy communication's director now seep your vice president and manager director at global strategy group, i public affairs and research firm and back at the table, democratic governor mallory of connecticut. good to have you back, governor. >> good to be back. >> we're going live to the vice president's residence of the naval observatory in washington by his swearing in of supreme court justice sonya sotomayer and the vice presidency is a job biden said he didn't want. in 2007, he told a reporter in iowa and this is an amazing quote which somehow doesn't get played enough -- i absolutely can say with certainty i would not be anybody's vice president, period, end of story, guaranteed, will not do it. in the spring of 2008, according to the atlantic magazine, consultant mike mcdonald said, you mean to tell me if an african-american tells you he needs you on the ticket in order to win you'll say no? biden did not and has since proven to be a kwooe force in the obama administration. last month the vice president used his extensive exper
KRON
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
at the white house today. first lady michelle obama and daughters. malia and sasha were there to witness mister obama being sworn in. president time tomorrow. when he takes the oath of office at the >> four years ago temperatures were below freezing for tomorrow things will be warmer with low mid- 40s but it is going to be mostly cloudy. the chance for rain or shine o snow showers. however, beautiful weather this evening and more weather beautiful look for loss of sunshine once again. for martin luther king day and mid-60s. redwood city, we will sue low 60s inland. fairfield, antioch, livermore. san francisco getting into the low 60s. 60s in petaluma. 60s and also when oakland. with your kron 4 7 day around the bay to state, more sunshine and a few increasing high clouds. as of this system and the pacific gets closer but still mid-60s as a big cool start. the increasing cloud coverage with the chance for some light rain in. the best chance to be in the north bay. thursday, friday with more wet weather for the weekend. >> santa cruz native peter mel won first place in this years mavericks invita
FOX News
Jan 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
.m. and crisisler should have gone through. but the obama white house didn't want that -- >> neil: it started -- it started with bush. the argument was that that was not an option. did you buy ha? >> of course it was an option. companies do that all the time. it -- >> neil: in that meltdown period twasn't, you disagree? >> you could maybe make an argument -- i disagree with it. the banks were in meltdown mode. but there was nothing to stop g.m. and chrysler from going through a normal, as opposed to a politicized bankruptcy process. the unions would have been forced to make concession it's probably not on pay, work rules because that's where you get the big inefficiencies that make u.s. oughtie companies less competitive. >> neil: you just hit the nail on the side car there. dan mitchell, thank you. not a dollar in aid unless you match it in spending cuts. meet the congressman who is perfectly happy to get in chris christie's face. unfortunately, a lot of colleagues were not. >> the president [ woman ] if you have the audacity to believe your financial advisor should focus on your long-term g
FOX News
Jan 18, 2013 12:00pm PST
of the transition in 2009 between the bush and obama white houses and he handled security at the inauguration. >> if you don't have the ability to rapid reaction, suppression of fire, someone does trying to take out an active shooter, that is when you end up getting higher casualties. so there will be officers scattered throughout the route to provide suppression fire if there is any outbreak along the route. >> reporter: it's important to emphasize it can be ex freelyly fluid. four years ago there was nothing specific but there was an active investigation into intelligence coming out of the al-qaeda affiliate in somalia and allegation they may be sending to suicide bomber to the inauguration but it shows how fluid it can be. >> gregg: thank you very much. inauguration falls on sunday and official swearing in will be a low key affair with a public celebration held off until monday. for just the second time in history the inaugural events fall on the martin luther king holiday. we're told the president will put his hand on a stack of bibles, one of them used by the late civil rights leader, th
FOX News
Jan 19, 2013 9:00am PST
a mural in a local elementary school and joining us now is a former obama white house spokesman . welcome, great to have you here. thank you for having me. >> what about the day of service and why is it important to tie it to his in- inauguration. >> we are kicking off with a national day of service. this is a tradition that the president would like future presidents to carry on. repairing schools and making care package for the service members and we are seeing a great turn out on the national mall it is an appropriate start to the inaugural celebration. >> there is a more subdued tone to the festivities and scaled back on the events, can you tell us why? >> we have seen an incredible outpouring of support. they are typical smaller for the second inaugural. people are participate nothing all 50 states. you don't have to come to washington d.c. to participate in the event. we had 2800 applicant to apply for 50 spots representing for the states. for security we moved all of the balls in one sight so we didn't have to shut down the entire city of washington d.c.. we learned from the first i
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 11:15pm EST
in house and possibly the senate. what lessons might obama learn from history where he reelected? confronted with a congress dominated by republicans, further complicating the challenge is the apparent disappearance in the spirit of compromise, which has actually been a mainstay of legislation through the nations history with one very momentous exception. members of congress and the south would not compromise on the subject of the expansion of slavery, other than states defeated and the civil war institute. we have heard much about the impending battle between the president and congress over the extension of the bush tax cuts, raising the death on it and potential of automatic cut and spend name. the necessity of resolving these issues is the chairman or nokia refers to as the fiscal cliff. it is likely these political decisions will be given brief extension so that the next president and congress will be saddled with making the decision. as a second term president, obama would face obstacles really experienced by a chief executive return to office, where he would face sizable nu
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 9:00am EST
inauguration of barack obama. >>> every day, thousands of letters are delivered to the white house. and every night, the president handwrites responses to just a select few. kevin tibbles has the story of one letter from a tiny town in northern minnesota. >> reporter: wely. seems like winter. below zero windchill. >> reporter: folks here like to joke about living at the end of the road. >> we have all kinds of decrcree ways of making the white season theatrical. >> reporter: fell in love with it 30 years ago, a place to set up his dog sledding business. it's the kind of place where neighbors must rely on one another. he first noticed teenager greg ott when he came in dead last in a local race. >> when i saw later he came through with a warm smile and his own sense of satisfaction that he pulled it off, i figured we could do the same out here. watch out, girl. >> reporter: he decided to pay it forward, hiring ott as a guide. >> i love it. best job you can have, to be outdoors, doing what you love. >> reporter: founded back in the 1800s as a mining town, rough and tumble sort of place where thi
PBS
Jan 16, 2013 3:00pm PST
comments about members of the obama white house and that triggered a firestorm. on june 23, 2010, president obama accepted mcchrystal's resignation. >> as difficult as it is to lose general mcchrystal, i believe that it is the right decision for our national security. the conduct represented in the >> warner: after his retirement as a four-star general mcchrystal. co-founded a leadership consulting group and took up teaching at yale university. last week, the war that he once led was back on the front page. on friday, president obama and afghanistan's president hamid karzai announced afghan forces will take the security lead this spring, earlier than expected. all coalition combat forces are slated to leave afghanistan in 2014. it's still unclear how many u.s. troops will stay behind to conduct counter-terrorism and train the afghans. this month, general mcchrystal has published his memoir, "my share of the task." i spoke to him this afternoon. >> warner: general mcchrystal, thank you for coming in. >> thanks for having me. >> warner: as we just reported, presidents obama and karzai said a
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >>> president obama and his family gave the honor of living in the white house to -- got the honor of living in the white house for another four years. it is a home you can't buy, but if you could buy it, how much would it cost? here's a live look at the white house tonight. real estate web site zillow.com estimates the white house value at $295 million. since president obama moved into the mansion in january of 2009, the value has risen by about 7%. zillow calculated the white house value based on public data and recent sales. the white house has 132 rooms, 16 bedrooms, 35 bathrooms, 28 fireplaces, and three elevators. my mom would say too many bathrooms to clean. >>> a breathtaking experience for tourists in hawaii who got up close and personal with two humpback whales earlier this month. crew members say the whales showed up out of nowhere. they brushed up against the inflatable boat several times. and those on board say the female seemed to be using the boat to scratch her back. adult humpbacks range in size from 39 to 52 feet, about twice as long as that 24-foot boat. the amazed tourist
FOX News
Jan 15, 2013 3:00pm PST
with the former republican senator monday at the white house. schumer then met with president obama and said hagel's comments about israel were a critical factor in winning his support. schumer was seen as a possible roadblock to hagel's confirmation. businessman donald trump is inserting himself in israeli politics. trump made a video endorsing benjamin netanyahu. and his party ahead of the general elections next week. still ahead, pennsylvania school district takes matters in its own hands to fight gun violence. first, is your federal government putting the mob-like squeeze on a private citizen? look what mommy is having. mommy's having a french fry. yes she is, yes she is. [ bop ] [ male announcer ] could've had a v8. 100% vegetable juice, with three of your daily vegetable servings in every little bottle. using cloud computing and mobile technology, verizon innovators have developed a projective display for firefighters. allowing them to see through anything. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. because vitamin d3 helps bones absorb c
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 11:00am PST
for life. >>> just in time for his inauguration, the white house is releasing president obama's official portrait for his second term. >> how he looks after four years in the white house. taken back on december 6th. seems like he is feeling pretty good about everything. what a difference after four years. not quite as gray in the first one, but the smile, much bigger now four years later. ready for round two. >>> first lady, sporting a new hairdo. hair 1)&bdone. check it out. mrs. obama hit the town to celebrate her 49th birthday and show off her new do. if you didn't notice, it's the bangs. >> and you got a new hairdo. >> a little layered out. >> looked sharp. >> what is his twitter handle? >> at flotus. first lady of the united states. >> have a banging friday and a great weekend. >> you're good. thank you, we'll see you tonight at 5:00, 6:00, and 11:00. >> catch us all day long at nbcbayarea.com. >> we'll see you tomorrow. not tomorrow. >> sometime next week. attention, all. attention, all. it is with great pleasure i would like to announce that the recipient of this year's... ge foll
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 5:30pm PST
second term, he's got about two years to do it. >> reporter: white house officials say president obama is putting the final touches on his inauguration address, even reading the speeches of past two-term presidents. lester? >> kristen welker tonight, thank you. for more i'm joined by david gregory, moderator of "meet the press." david, four years ago we were talking about the honeymoon period, that clearly isn't happening this time, but is there a reset here? >> the president was popular in the re-election. he wanted tax increases for the wealthy, he got those. his party is united but he faces a very difficult environment in washington and immediately after this inauguration, he is back in the brew of a fight over the debt and the fight over the gun legislation that he wants so it's a pretty toxic atmosphere here. >> you covered both terms of the second bush -- of the bush administration. what is the hard reality of a second term for a president? >> time moves quickly. you feel good. you put in the people you want. you have a different attitude of what you can accomplish. you don't hav
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
, president obama will be leaving the white house for a church service, the special significance for bay area for the holiday. coming up. [ telephone rings ] good evening this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning. >>> good morning everyone, it's monday january 21st. martin luther king day. i'm michelle griego. >> and i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:30. >> the 49ers are going to the super bowl. >> some sweet words there. it wasn't an easy start but what a finish for the 9ers. they get their first super bowl berth in 18 years. much more on the reaction in upa couple of -- in just a couple minutes. >>> and celebrations in the nation's capitol. live pictures from the white house. president obama is expected to leave for morning church service at st. johns any moment now and crowds gathering at the national mall to witness the second oath of office. chief justice john roberts officially administered the oath to the president yesterda
PBS
Jan 16, 2013 2:30pm PST
decades and putting them in- house coalition course. mr. obama said this is the time to act, but the gun lobby organization the nra dismissed the plan as an attack on firearms. mark has the story. >> the massacre of these 26 innocencts has changed the mood of the nation according to the president. youngsters urged him to change the law. he needs to bring the heart strings of his country to challenge gun culture. >> americans from every background can stand up and say we have suffered too much pain and care too much about our children to allow this to continue. in change will come. >> he signed a 23 orders, mostly small-scale, mainly tightening existing legislation. real change will need new laws, which many in congress will oppose. the new gun controls would mean a ban on semiautomatic assault weapons, a limit to the number of all with a magazine can hold, and i wrote checks for everyone buying a gun. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> the national rifle association has put out of hard- hitting advert. the white house has called this repugnant and cowardly, but it
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
was an adviser to the obama campaign and served as the white house's first press secretary. welcome. >> thank you. >> you have seen it you have read it, characterize it. >> i think it's hopeful, and it talks about the values and the visions and the ideals that bring us to this very moment as america. you'll hear the president talk a lot about what we have to do in this country together to make progress on the big challenges that we face. and, look, it's not just -- one party can't solve these issues. not even just those in government can tackle these big challenges. all americans have to be involved if we're going to move beyond what's paralyzed this town for so long and make some progress. >> he'll try to recapture the spirit of bipartisanship? >> he will and, look. i think it's a real challenge to everybody in this country, to lay aside their partisanship and try to make some real progress for the country. and, look charlie, it's not as if we're going to solve the really big issues or the really big div we can if we sit down long enough work together and talk toget
CBS
Jan 19, 2013 8:00am EST
the white house is like for sasha and malia obama and those other rare americans who spent their childhood there. >>> and as the mo town legend smokey robinson prepares for the president, he sits down with us to explain why this inauguration is personal. ♪ and we'll be free ♪ >> that and so much more on "cbs this morning saturday," january 19th, 2013. captioning funded by cbs >>> wow. what a gorgeous sunrise, eh? >> stunning backdrop. >> you couldn't ask for anything better. >> it's an exciting morning leading to washington's two-day event. joe biden's official swearing in is at 8:15 a.m. eastern time and then the possible will take the oath of office in the white house blue room. >> 20 hours later comes the ceremonial swearing in of the president at the capitol. that's followed immediately by his inaugural address. that's shortly after 2:30 in the afternoon mr. obama introduces the troops and the inauguration begins at 6:00. >>> let's get you caught up. we begin with the continuing hostage crisis at the norway gas plant in the remote corner of the
LINKTV
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
. it is a highly sensitized -- centralized party. obama never really ran with the democrats in the house. he never gave them the money they wanted from his billion dollar trove. he never campaigned with them the way clinton even did. there is a lot of resentment by the democrats. they have expressed it to me, no less for the >> and a million more people voting for democrats in the house than the republicans and yet the republicans took the house by scores of seats because of gerrymandering. >> that is the excuse for it gerrymandering on both sides. the house democratic caucus put out a list of 60 dangers republican votes, they called it, that pass through the house but anti-women, anti-consumer, anti-environment, pro-empire, pro-corporate welfare, right? the democrats should have land slighted them. they did not use those 60. they did not use them in each congressional district. it was all about trace the middle-class, forget the poor, never mention the word for a minimum wage. it was all about raising money. they should have a landslided. when i went to the house in march of last year, leading de
FOX Business
Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm EST
reaction to these reports that the white house, the obama administration was cautioning the algerian government on how to respond to this hostage taking and this group of terrorists? >> i think that is probably exactly right. i think the algerians are very experienced people at fighting, and they don't give a lot of time to develop. i think it is probably very crude to say that i think the algerians value that gas production more than the people that were being held hostage. there were very worried about the plan being destroyed. i think that is why they moved right away. >> they were concerned, and i heard it in my debate. the americans and the french could do it. there was a draw flying. special forces moving. they looked very concerned that we would go in and therefore they could not absorb a politically. they went. lou: ignored by washington, european capitalists. >> what i think the algerians understood, knowing what they know about those g how this, if they don't terminate the issue very quickly, there are other cells. this is not just for overseas. algeria itself, there were o
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 2:00am PST
on sunday. the president held his in the blue room at the white house. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> michelle obama and daughters malia and sasha on his side he placed his hand on the family bible and was sworn in by chief justice john roberts. >> congratulations mr. president. >> thank you mr. chief justice. >> the president and vice president joe biden will take their oath of office again at a public ceremony before a crowd of hundreds of thousands that will gather at the u.s. capital when he delivers his inaugural address. he is to set forward his hope and vision for the country during his second term. >> what the inauguration remind us of is the roll we have as fellow citizens in promoting a common good even as we carry out our individual responsibilities. the sense that there is srg larger than ourselves that gives shape and mean to go our lives. >> he comes in enjoying a 52 percent approval rating right now. does not mean he will have smooth saling sailing from republicans. >>> he speaks in general term it is he likes the executive approach rather than leg slattive a
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am EST
held his in the blue room at the white house with first lady michelle obama and daughters malia and sasha at his side. he placed his hand on his wife's family bible and was officially sworn into office by chief justice john roberts. later joe biden will take an oath again around those gathered at the state capitol. when he delivers his inaugural address he is expected to give his hope and vision for the country during his second term. >> we have a roll as citizens in carrying out the common good. the sense that there is something larger than ourselves that gives shape and meaning to our lives. >> we have on immigration gun safety energy we have a stacked agenda here. there is urgency to address this. >> into a second term it does not mean he will have smooth saling from his agenda who want the president to fix the debt cut spending improve job creation and more. >>> he speaks in general terms. he likes the executive order approach a whole lot better than the legislative approach. you really can't get that far. you have to legislate you realize you don't control the entire congre
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 6:30pm EST
for president obama today to take the oath that officially starts his second term in office. without pomp or pageantry, it was a simple affair in the white house blue room, with his wife and daughters at his side. the president fulfilling you the constitutional requirement of being sworn in on 290th of january. thousands have descended on this city tonight to share in tomorrow's traditional public swearing in and inaugural parade and witness the start of the second half of barack obama's historic presidency. we have full coverage of the second inauguration and we start with nbc's peter alexander across the street from the white house at lafayette park. peter, good evening. >> reporter: lester, good evening to you. the first family will watch that inaugural parade right behind us. that is pennsylvania avenue and the thank is the reviewing stand where they will i is before the festivities can begin, the president today had to take care of some constitutional business. the ceremony was intimate as it was brief. inside the white house, joined by his immediate family, president obama was sworn
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 12:00am EST
-- www.vitac.com >> tonight, looking at the white house on the eve before the inauguration. >>> the toughest issues facing america, job, gun, health care, immigration, climate change and more. frankly, can both sides agree on anything? i'll talk to obama's campaign co-chair. >> we want stuff done. we want solutions. we don't need perfection. we need progress. >> we'll talk about his legacy. >> i think he can learn from the past and he's tried to do that. >> and what obama needs to do for america. >> he's swinging big. swinging for the fences. >> second-term presidencies have been filled with misspent political capital. >> this is "piers morgan tonight." >>> good evening. tomorrow, before noon in the white house, president obama will take the oath for the second time in the second term in office. america has great expectations for president obama and at the same time the country is divided on issues important to everyone. the president is promising to bring the country together. can he? what will his agenda look like in the next four years? tonight we're going to find out wi
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 1:35am EST
:55, president barack obama will be sworn in at the white house. and at 8:00 tomorrow night, the president and vice-president will attend a celebration at the national building museum. >>> whether you're going to the inauguration or watching from home, we've got you covered. join andrea roan and mike haddock tomorrow for the official swearing in. on monday we're everywhere from the inauguration ceremony, the parade and balls. our coverage starts at 4:00 in the morning and goes until 7:30 in the evening. later be sure to join us for a special one-hour edition of the news from 11:00 until midnight. we'll be streaming live coverage on the wusa 9 app. if you're going to be at the inauguration, we want to hear you from you. send your videos and photos to our special wusa 9 platform. >>> tonight the hostage situation in algeria is over but the fate of many hostages remains a mystery. army forces stormed the gas plant where islamic militants were holding foreign workers hostage. the gunmen planned to blow up the complex. 23 hostages are confirmed dead. the fate of two other americans and dozens o
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
what it was like to grow up in the white house. which must be amazing. that is it for us on "the five." thank you for watching. see you tomorrow. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> bret: analysts on the left and the right are calling president obama's second inaugural address the most liberal speech he delivered in office. one apologetic progressive agenda. the question now: will he get it through? this is "special report." ♪ ♪ you are looking live at the inaugural parade. those are the wind river dancers from wyoming. as they are passing right before the president at the reviewing stands. they are on pennsylvania avenue. right in front of the white house. inaugural parade continuing. you are looking live at the first family looking on. this has been continuing all afternoon. you will see that. as it continues through the show. nation and capitol came together for a while. beauty and the grand your of the republic, the transfer of power in this case continuing with the same administration. barack obama beginning swearing allegiance to the constitution. imploring washington to find common ground.
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 3:00pm PST
as the president's top domestic policy adviser. well, she left the obama white house about a year ago. she's with us now on inauguration day here on the national mall. melody, four years ago, it was history. it was hope. it was change. as this president begins the second term, still a sluggish economy, a polarized political environment, what is the number one challenge as he prepares to address the american people tomorrow? >> well, i still think it is about the hope of the american people, and it is still historic, the second inauguration of this president. but at the same time, obviously, it's going to be working with congress to get the economy moving, moving forward in terms of the big initiatives that the president considers to be so important with regard to immigration reform, implementation of health care reform and making sure that everybody has an opportunity, has a shot at the american dream. >> you mentioned health care reform. you know, republicans would say he did that first last time. he got in our face. that ruined the environment. i know each side blames the other side. i d
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 4:30am EST
birthday. the white house said the president and mrs. obama dined with friends last night at an italian restaurant at washington's upscale georgetown neighborhood. earlier in the day, the first lady debuted her hairdo featuring new bangs in a twitter pic she featured online. we'll see if the new do is there for inauguration day. >>> in fact, details about the president's big party are well under way. nbc's tracie potts has details. hi. >> reporter: hi, good morning. it takes a lot to get this inauguration done in washington even though we're expecting half as many people. the kraut somewhere between 6 and 800,000. a lot of money and d.c. officials coming into the city, but hotels and restaurants not as full as we saw before. the national mall being transformed into america's stage. that staging is up. they're securing that zone. the parade route. the viewing stand at the white house is up as well. the secret service said they've got 100 workstations, nearly 100, throughout the city, with 42 different agencies involved in security. and they are promising better crowd management this time
WTTG
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am EST
's. after church, the first family will return to the white house. president and mrs. obama will host a tea for members. the joint congressional committee on inaugural ceremonies. once that ends, the first family will leave the white house for the drive up to the capt. the president and first family should be announced and seated on the platform a little after 11:00 with the public oath then being taken at 11:55 followed by the inaugural address. -- for the drive up to the capitol. >> after all the morning pomp and circumstance, the president, vice president and their riffs will attend the inaugural luncheon at the u.s. capitol's national statuary hall. steamed lobster with new england clam chowder sauce. hudson valley apple pie. members of congress, supreme court justices, cabinet members and other invited officials will also attend the lunch. >> another big story, the super bowl is set. tucker barnes, listen up. some people are already calling it the harbowl because this is the first time the two teams will be led by the harbaughs, brothers. tom brady put new england up by three with a on
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 6:30pm EST
will be made tomorrow as president obama is officially sworn in for his second term ahead of his ceremonial swearing in on inauguration day monday. kristen welker has more from the white house tonight. >> reporter: president obama kicking off his inauguration weekend by lending a hand to the nationwide day of service. >> this inauguration we're going to be, it's a symbol of how our democracy works and how we peacefully transfer power, but it should also be an affirmation that we're all in this together. >> reporter: but there are still deep divides, including an upcoming deadline over the debt dealing which is the nation's borrowing limit. this week's top republicans offered a new plan that would increase the limit for three months and require congress to pass the budget within that time frame or else no pay. >> we're saying is we will extend the debt limit until the time line where you have a budget a road map. >> reporter: republicans are hoping that strategy will lead democrats to agree to deep spending cuts. officials close to the president say mr. obama is open to more cuts but insists
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
house. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states. >> preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states. >> congratulations, sir. >> tomorrow he's going to do it again in front of the capitol for all to see and followed by the parade. i really like how they coordinated their clothes today. >> they did coordinate their clothes. >> they did. the tie was good. >> and they got the oath right. >> which was a change from last time around. >> they didn't have to redo the oath today. now, of course, into the evening hours attention turning to events scheduled tomorrow and of course big questions about what the president will say to set the policy agenerda and the ton in
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Jan 20, 2013 7:00am PST
with more on what president obama is expected to say. >>> looking live at the white house this morning. and an exciting day for the president. the swearing in today will be private. our political analyst larry gerston is there for what will be the public ceremony and all the parties and politics that go with it. first question, what does the president want to accomplish this time that he could not get done in the past four years? >> that's a great question, kris. look, four years ago, of course, the president was consumed with health care. really took up all the energy in the room, if you will. of course, you lost the super majority in the senate in his first four-year term. now we're looking at other substantive issues. the president will move on immigration reforms, and it looks like the republicans are ready to move, too. that's a victory for the president if it comes out that way. congress said it's time to move on immigration reform. there may be something coming together there. the president has already indicated his desire to move on the assault gun bans. and all the things rela
NBC
Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
recommendations on gun control to president obama tomorrow. he met with house members about ways to reduce gun violence, meanwhile the nra said that they will lobby hard to have congress block any new laws that will ban assault rifles. >> the president said he reserved the right to exercise annex active order to get new gun laws on the books. it's his last press conference of his first administration. the main topic was the looming fight over the debt ceiling saying that america is not a dead beat nation. mr. obama installed that he is not willing to negotiate when it's coming to raising the ceiling. if it's not raised, social security checks and benefits for veterans could be delayed. it could be harder to pay your bills now than it was a month ago. that is because uncle sam is taking an extra 2% out of everyone's check for social security. for most people in the bay area, that is about $80 a month or $1,000 a year. >> scott? >> we will do it with the help of mobile apps. now, step one if you have a mobile device. try to avoid the temptation to upgrade. there you saved your 80 dollars a month
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Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
the government's bills. >> please have a seat. >> reporter: president obama spoke from the white house to stake out a position on the debt limit. if congress doesn't improve an increase the government will run out of money to pay bills. president obama blasted republicans who said they won't raise it without dollar for dollar cuts to the budget. >> the issue here is whether or not america pays its bills. we are not a deadbeat nation. >> the problem is congress has already spent the money. what it would mean for the nation to not make payments. >> social security checks and veteran's benefits will be delayed. we might not be able to pay our troops. >> reporter: in response republicans pointed out president obama voted against increasing the debt limit as a senator. speaker of the house john boehner's office said debt is endangering's children future. theconsequences are real he said. >> the debate had a numbing effect on wall street today. the dow is up 18 to 13,507. the nasdaq is down 8 at 3,117. the s&p is down 1 at 1,470. >>> all of that in washington is being watched closely in sacramento b
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Jan 16, 2013 3:00am PST
of the obama white house >> bill: i saw janet nap alitan alitaon is staying. ray lahood is not sure whether he is staying or not. >> this is "the bill press show." [ music ] show, to be able to come away armed with the facts, and the arguments to feel confident in their positions. i want them to have the data and i want them to have the passion. but it's also about telling them, you're put on this planet for something more. i want this show to have an impact beyond just informing. an impact that gets people to take action themselves. as a human being, that's really important. this is not just a spectator sport. this monday morning current tv presents special coverage of the presidential inauguration. the circumstance & the inside analysis. the presidential inauguration this monday morning at 10 eastern only on current tv. >> on your radioed and on current tv this is "the bill press show". >> twelve minutes before the top of the hour on a wednesday morning, there is pride and joy in the big apple this morning. pride in new york state becoming the first state since the newtow
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
. if americans have tempered their expectations for obama's second term which quietly the white house likes, lower expectations, they have soured even more on congress and the republican party's brand. a pitiful 14% approve of the job congress is doing, near an all-time low or high if you will. 81% disapprove of their job. the personal ratings of all four congressional leaders are upside down or under water by double digits. house speaker john boehner's report card is especially bad. his personal rating upside down by 19 points. while the democratic party has a net positive rating the republican party's negative rating of 49% is basically at its -- near the all-time high. only one other time has it ever been higher. it is the all-time high during obama's presidency. just 26% see the party in a positive light. the gop has lost the most ground in this last poll with self-described republicans. the tea party by the way has its lowest rating ever if you will. positive views of the tea party have dropped to just 23%. as the democrats haggle about the best strategy now for pushing gun control mea
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Jan 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
, regarding the election and that issue. so yeah, if obama was not around the house gop wouldn't be doing all this, and wouldn't look as nuts. so it is kind of obama's fault. of course, the simpler explanation is not that obama planned all this. but the reason they have been taking moderate positions they have taken for years now, those just may be the positions. if the republican party can't agree to them or come up with popular ideas of their own, the problem may be within the republican party, not at 1600 pennsylvania avenue. barack obama is the president of the united states. he is a very powerful man, responsible for many things. but he is not why most republicans have taken a pledge, saying they will never raise a dollar in taxes no matter what the budget deficit looks like. he is not why they decided to put the whole u.s. economy at risk if they don't get their way on spending cuts. he is not why the white house partnered with gun legislation, no matter how small, is tantamount to taking away guns, he is not why extreme movements like extreme ideas like going back to a gold standard in
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Jan 18, 2013 10:00pm PST
the single house of congress, you can't impose, aren't you failing the country? the country chose obama, if you want to save the republic, save the next election. if your conservative philosophy is indeed right, winning will come. joining me now, robert costa, and dave weigel, both of them doing great reporting, i appreciate you being here. robert, i want to start with you, tell me the thinking behind the three-month extension, why three months? >> a lot of it has to do public relations, i think what i heard from the retreat, and members in the room, they want to start to win the pr battle again, to do it they have to take the debt limit off the table, and fight with spending in regard to the upcoming defense cuts, the sequester. they want to put the debt limit off for three months, get it out of the headlines, not let the president use it as a republican punching bag. trying to tell his colleagues, come to the center, let's move on to other issues. >> one of the interesting things about the way they did it and in doing it for only three months, dave, when you do it for three months the
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Jan 20, 2013 4:30pm PST
three weeks. one was on sandy, the other was on raising taxes. in both cases obama had a bipartisan majority in the house. that is a governing majority. he's going to have it on immigration and also on the debt ceiling. not sure he's going to have it on guns, but he's going to drive the really hard-line republicans crazy because he's going to be able to break off 40 or 50 of them for all these other things. chris: that seems to be true as much as the opposition is hotter and perhaps hardening out there on the right. it does seem that the center right and the center are in play and obama is making his move toward them successfully. >> their governing philosophy coming in is that the fever would break among the tea party folks, among the hard right, and also that just folks in the house would sort of move to the boehner philosophy, which is a governing philosophy. the sort of -- chris: in other words, you don't need a majority of the republicans to rule. >> you break the rule, which is what he's done on these big-ticket items. they have been meeting over these last couple of days to f
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Jan 20, 2013 7:00pm PST
solutions president obama needs to understand what will pass in the republican led house. it will also be acceptable to him. lawmakers tend to be unhappy when the president goes around them. they called on mr. obama to do better. >> he speaks in general terms likes the executive order approach a whole lot better than the legislative approach. you can't get all that foreign with executive order. you have to legislate and you have to legislate realistically. you have to realize you don't control the entire congress. >> republicans don't like that the president is converting his campaign apparatus into a purpose that helped him in his second term. they are thinking that is probably not a good sign in working in a bipartisan fashion. >> one area where they do not agree at all is over the budget. it>> it has been a source of problems when they work on critical issues and budget is a key component. the senate will do it's job one says. >> we have always intended to do a budget this year for two reasons. it is not true that we haven't had budget control and effect over the last several years.
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Jan 20, 2013 10:00pm PST
they are spiking a football. the white house is weary of folks at home saying mr. obama is throwing himself a big party while they are still struggling financially. they will address the intractable gridlock in this town. >> he will make that point very strongly that people here in washington need to see common ground. he will talk about the american people they are not engaging these debates in washington progress and change won't happen. >> aids say while we can expect more broadly on battles to come such as gun control and immigration reform this won't be the detailed policy speech we will get with the state of the union next month. >> james, i wonder if the president runs the risk of sounding too much like he has. he has given a lot of speeches. >> that is definitely a risk. some republican speech writers of white houses past have made that exact point harris saying current conditions could lead the president to repeat himself in 2009. economy remains sluggish healthcare remains too costly, et cetera. one historian interviewed the president from rolling stones magazines says mr. obama needs t
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Jan 21, 2013 8:30pm EST
ancestral history. he toured toured the houses were young barack obama lived in indonesia and found the kansas family home where his mother's family began. and for the next few hours david maraniss joint booktv joined booktv to discuss his latest book "barack obama: the story." we will take your calls e-mails andta tweets. >> host: david maraniss you write in "barack obama: theth story" that no life could've been more the product ofs randomness than that of baracks obama. >> guest: is the whole world coming together accidentally in honolulu hawaii. a father who's destined to come there from kenya because he readsb a story in the saturday evening posted describes thesci university of hawaii is a great place because ofun its diversity and a mother who gets there because she has a father who ha this wanderlust and is nevernv satisfied wherever he he is in and set them selling furniture. the meat in a russian class but here comes barack obama whowh emerges as a whole global random existence of his own until he u becomes president of united states. >> host: where did their lives begin i
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Jan 20, 2013 5:30am EST
the swearing-in alone. >>> president obama will show his support for d.c. voting rights during the inauguration for the first time his limo will have the district's taxation without representation license plates on it. the white house says the president has seen how unfair it is to the families in the district to work hard, pay their taxes without having a vote in congress. that's right. the plates will be on the white house vehicles throughout president obama's second term. >>> well, 40,000 people are expected to pack their presents to the inaugural ball events. that means that there's a lot of competition to find the best evening gowns. angie goff got help to find out what's appropriate and what's on trend. ♪ >> reporter: when getting ready for a presidential night of unpredictable fashion, choosing a dress can be daunting at the ritz carlton, we catch up with april yvonne, who with the help of saks, shows us house to make a statement. first suggestion -- go glam. >> right now we have lawrence, sporting a gorgeous gold baglia misha dress. this is indiana spired by the red carpet. the gold s
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Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
it legally easier to coordinate with the white house. but the obama folks are conceding a big point by doing this. whether they're going to ever say it or not that they can't do the things they want to do inside the structure of the democratic party. this version of ofa is successful. we're also told don't be surprised if this becomes obama's personal vehicle post presidency. think of it as sort of a precursor to that similar to president clinton's clinton global initiative. well, if it's friday, we'll get david gregory in here. can the white house leverage the what house apparatus to work in the second term? mr. gregory? good to see you. let's start with what they're doing here, what they promised to do in the first term. their big organization would be used. they still claim it was successful. they say you think health care was hard without ofa it would have been even harder, things like that. but to see what they're going to do and the first test is going to be guns. >> what is striking about the gun proposals is the president has basically thrown a long bomb here to use a football metaph
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00am EST
, especially first lady, michelle obama's white house garden that inspires many people to cook with local foods. >>> that wasn't the only ball going on last night. >> darcy spencer has a look at one of the early inaugural balls. >> reporter: the stage was set with star performers at the kids' inaugural ball at the washington convention center, and usher kicked it off. ♪ >> reporter: the event hosted by first lady michelle obama and jill biden was a member of military and their families. >> when i think about what makes america great, i think about all of you, our men and women in uniform and our military spouses and our amazing military kids. >> the concert was one of several events held across the district two days before the second inauguration of president barack obama. and the illinois state society hosted a gala, and these women travelled from wisconsin to take in the events. >> it has been fantastic. a lot going on, different foods and activities, and it's been wonderful. >> reporter: and there was a gala in honor of the tuesday 63 tkpwae airman. >> it's indescribable, really. it sort o
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 12:00am EST
-- >> this weekend, the 57 presidential inauguration. president obama begins his second term dairy sunday, the official ceremony at the white house, live shortly before noon. monday, the public inaugural ceremonies with the swearing in at noon eastern at the u.s. capitol and other inaugural festivities, including the capitol luncheon and afternoon trade. but all that coverage begins at 7:00 a.m. eastern time on c- span. throughout the day, the conversation by phone, on facebook and don twitter -- and on twitter. >> throughout inauguration day, our web site will have added features, including video feed from our c-span crews. video-on-demand at the day's major events, and a visible -- visual blog page. all at c-span.org. >> next, highlights, 20009 and migration of president obama. -- highlight from the 2009 in auguratino of president obama. >> i thought it was important for the historical record to present our perspective. also i think currently for people to understand there were different policy choices and options. and if we want to prevent another crisis from happening, i felt the publ
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Jan 16, 2013 7:00am PST
we know how president obama is planning to use his powers. the white house did identify 19 executive actions the president can take, including a major overhaul to the federal database system that tracks criminals and the mentally ill but he will need congress to make laws to -- to make changes to laws already in place and harry reid wants to find common ground. we'll here all of the details -- hear all of the tee tails in less than an hour -- details in less than an hour. i'm heading to the house to beer with as president obama un- - to be there as president obama unveils his proposal. >> he's scheduled to make the announcement at 8:55 this morning our time. ktvu will be streaming the presidential remarks live at ktvu.com. >>> 8:17. new this morning, former south carolina governor mark sanford is runner for his old seat in congress after a break from politics. sanford, a republican said this morning he wants to go back to washington because he believes that spending is threatening the country's future. he was considered a possible presidential contender until he revealed back in 2009
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Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm PST
must be different. >> today, president obama made white house history by being the first president to make gun control legislation his first presidential legislative priority. the president was preceded to the microphone today and introduced by the only person who could have put together a full presidential legislative package on gun control in only 30 days. the man who was chairman of the senate committee that passed the original assault weapons ban 20 years ago, the man who took the stage today as clearly the most valuable vice president of the modern age. >> it has been 33 days since the nation's heart was broken by the horrific senseless violence that took place at sandy hook elementary school. 20, 20 beautiful first graders gunned down in a place that is supposed to be their second sanctuary. six, six members of the staff killed, trying to save those children. we all know we have a moral obligation, a moral obligation to everything in our power to stop the prospect of something like that happening again. >> the vice president described the meeting last month with 22 groups, gu
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Jan 20, 2013 7:30am PST
up on face the nation, the inauguration and the next four years for president barack obama. the state white house senior adviser will join this morning at 8:30 a.m. here on cbs 5. >>> the bart station is back up and running today after a shootout killed a man. that happened yesterday afternoon at the station's bus loading zone. bart shut down the station soon after the shooting happened. it reopened around 7:00 last night. according to officers, there may have been more than one person responsible. in fact, they are looking at two separate groups that may have been shooting at each other. a 40-year-old man was caught in the cross fire and killed. paramedics transported another woman to the hospital, but she is expected to live. officers arrested a 16-year-old suspect and they are looking for three more. >> we don't have a number of shootings, whether in daylight or nighttime. so this is atypical. >> some witnesses were interviewed at the scene. >>> and rescue crews in hawaii found the bodies of two men from san francisco and they're bl
CBS
Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm EST
unveiling president obama's new portrait as he prime ministers to move from one term >>> the white house has just released a new official portrait of president obama as he gets ready to embark on his second term. it shows a smiling president standing in the oval office. the first official portrait also taken by sousa featured a more serious looking president, a little less gray, too taken a few days before he was inaugurated in 2009. >>> just in time for her husband's inauguration first lady michelle obama celebrated her 49th birthday with dinner and a new do. so far the sleek page boy with bangs is getting rave reviews, wow. the first lady, president obama and friends celebrated her birthday at cafe milano in georgetown. she also launched her own twitter handle at flotus. >>> what we can expect from the white house the next four years will be the lead topics on this sunday's face the nation. joining us live as always here in washington is host bob schieffer. good to see you, bob. >> hey, how are you, lesli? i'm going to tell you a little secret. this is going to be my 13th inaugural. i came
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am EST
'll in the something different about the first lady. the white house released this photo of mrs. obama earlier which shows her new bangs more clearly. >> it is friday so the inauguration a couple days away. doing trivia with tom. >> what else do we have? >> what was the coldest one in what was the warmest one. today's question is what was the snowiest inauguration. was it 3 inches, 8 inches or 19 inches. a, b or c, aaron sm. >> me first. >> multiple choice. >> i'll do b, 9. >> i'll go with c. >> b is 8 inches. you're going with c. 19. >> the answer is aaron, would you like to choose what was behind door number three for the win? >> it was on the john f. kennedy's inaugural. 1961. they had 8 inches of snow that ended before the swearing in ceremony. if you remember, that was the -- that speech there when he was up on the podium and ask not what you can do for your country and it was a blustery and super cold day. it was only 22 degrees at the time of the inauguration. it's going to be a bit warmer but still cold. it looks like inauguration day 2013. probably in the mid-30s. mostly cloudy. a chance --
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Jan 16, 2013 11:00am PST
of congress. in washington, danielle lee, nbc news. >>> just as president obama announces his plans to curb gun violence a new ad is released from the national rifle association and the white house isn't happy. the ad makes reference to the security of president obama's daughters by asking, quote, are the president's kids more important than yours? white house press secretary jay carney calls it repugnant and cowardly saying most americans agree that a president's children should not be used as pawns in a political fight. the nra is fighting back with its own statement saying, quote, whoever thinks this ad is about preside president obama's daughters are missing the subject. this ad is about keeping our children safe. >>> police in marin county collected more than 800 guns during buyback programs yesterday. people surrendered 827 guns. organizers say each person receives 1 $100 to $200 per firearm. the weapons were collected. no questions asked. police didn't investigate anyone turning in a gun. a second buy-back event will be held next monday on the martin luther king holiday in san rafael
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Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm PST
the sandy aid bill. 179! >> how many? we learn something new today about the white house.gov petitions. if you sign it, they will change the rules. >> all that and a cycle first. without a teleprompter. >> what! >> per a straight shooter. president obama made a decisive push for the most ambitious gun law overall this country has seen since the late 1960s. >> i will sit at that disk and sign a directive with law enforcement and schools and mental health professionals and the mental health community some of the tools they need to reduce gun violence. as they are important, they are in no way a substitute for the action of congress. it is time for a universal background check for anyone trying to buy a gun. congress should restore a gun on military-style weapons and a 10-round limit for magazines. we have long recognized that with rights come responsibilities. >> the president signed 23 executive orders and called on congress to act, acknowledging there is no law that can prevent every act of violence. the reactions that the president's proposals are rolling in. the speaker john boehner
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Jan 18, 2013 5:00am EST
the obamas could get if they rented out the white house. that's about -- i'm choked up on this. $1.75 million for rent for the white house. >> a lot of money. president obama. >> couple islands. president obama and the first lady left the white house to celebrate the first lady's 49th birthday in georgetown. they dined with friends at cafe milano last night. she sent out a tweet thanking everybody for the wishes. she debuted a new hairstyle in time for the inauguration. the white house released this photo with her new >>> a
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 8:30pm EST
of power; obama in the white house, democrats in control of the senate, republicans of the house. but appearances can be deceiving and in this case are. the most important reality of the election is that the republican effort to oppose anything and everything proposed by obama almost like a parliamentary party was not rewarded. taking the debt ceiling hostage was not rewarded, calling the obama health care plan -- which was their own only a few years earlier -- socialism was not reward withed. rewarded. that means they have to begin to rethink themselves and, importantly, democrats will not automatically embrace the same tactics in opposition. so i think that was the important change that creates a new dynamic not that's going to solve our problems. there's going to be no sitting around the campfire in washington making nice to one another. but the possibility now exists for a real effort and a successful effort to deal with our most pressing problems. >> host: two familiar washington faces, thomas mann and norm ornstein. "it's even worse than it looks." this is booktv on c-span2
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 8:30am EST
ancestral history. he toured the houses where young barack obama lived in indonesia and found the kansas family homes and sites where his mother's family began. and for the next few hours, david maraniss joins booktv to discuss his latest book "barack obama: the story." and then to take your calls, e-mails and tweets. >> host: david maraniss, you write in "barack obama: the story" that no life could have been or more the product of randomness than that of barack obama. >> guest: well, it's the whole world coming together accidentally in 1960. a father who happens to come there from kenya pause he reads a story in the saturday evening post that describes the university of hawaii as a great place because of its diversity and a mother or who gets there because she has a father who has this wanderlust, is never satisfied wherever he is, and he ends up in hawaii selling furniture. and then they meet in a russian class, and can here comes barack obama who emerges as a whole global random existence of his own until he becomes president of the united states. >> host: where did their lives begin
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 10:00am EST
that after 18 months or two years obama will no longer be effect it. -- effective. when that the house. he may be able to do more in his last two years and his last four years. guest: if the democrats can take back the house and picked up some seats in the senate, it gives them more latitude to go deeper into his second term with vague legislative initiatives. if that is the case, he will. there is tension there, which is that to pick up those seats, many of them are in republican- held districts. the further left you go with your agenda, the harder it can make it for candidates to run as centrists. is one of the reasons why use the leaders in congress like chuck schumer getting a little heartburn over issues like gun control. it will make it harder for some of their candidate in 2014. guest: the house is an opportunity for democrats. it is not completely out of the possibility range for them to win the house back in 2014. redistricting will make that difficult. some of the issues that may come up -- you not forget healthcare that passed four years ago. it is part of the reason why democra
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Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
past but of our future. >> reporter: just before noon president barack obama took the oath of office at the white house. >> reporter: the chief justice led the official swearing in. >> the constitution of the united states. >> reporter: it was over in less that a minute. >> i did it. >> the constitution requires it on the 20th of january because the day fell on the weekend they will do it again for the public tomorrow and on the national mall security is set with miles of fencing. >> you can see preparations here well under way here on the mall and hear behind me the dress rehearsal happening for the music. >> reporter: this will not be as big as four years ago, 700,000 are expected to attend compared to $1.8 million. that does not matter -- to 1.8 million. that does not matter. >> tell not be as large it will be just as wonderful. >> reporter: happen on the 50th anniversary of martin luther king, jr's "speech" lends something of their own. >> i tell my son, you know, strive for the best. maybe you can be the first hispanic. >> repo
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Jan 20, 2013 8:00am EST
differences between obama and the republican house. as, you know, harry truman was told when he tried to get america to really square off against the communist, the only way you are going to overcome american isolationism is scare them to death. >> all right. with a big stick, right! no more mr. nice guy. >>> we'll be right back in a few minutes. oh, we're going to go to gwen. i apologize. i didn't mean to skip you! they all want to know about the weather tomorrow. >> i know, and you're covering a lot of important information there, great to hear from the professor. temperatures will change. sky conditions will change. let's put things in perspective for you and show you what's happening. right now, not a lot on our maps. we've had a ridge of high pressure giving us fairly clear skies. the sunshine will be sticking around as far as today is concerned. and the winds will be gusty, already starting to pick up in some of our neighborhood, as you can see. we're anticipating 35 mile-per- hour wind gusts for the course of this afternoon. and out to our far west, there is a wind advisory currently
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Jan 22, 2013 6:30pm EST
. >> susie: the white house says president obama won't "stand in the way" of the short-term increase in the debt ceiling that's been proposed by house republicans. the move to extend the nation's borrowing limit for three months is set to come to a vote tomorrow. and that news has reassured markets that the risk is fading that the u.s. will default on its debt for the first time in its history. darren gersh reports. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner said republicans were willing to suspend the debt ceiling for three months. sending democrats to act. >> it has been nearly four years since the senate has done a budget. most americans believe you don't do your job, you shouldn't get paid. that's the basis. no budget; no pay. it is time for the senate to act. >> reporter: the white house called the move by house republicans "significant," though the administration still argues a short-term extension of borrowing authority does not go far enough. >> what we support is a long- term raising of the debt ceiling so that we don't have any doubt or uncertainty for businesses or the global
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
. obama screened steven spielberg's movie "lincoln" at the white house theater. sources tell me, ever since, he's been quoting it around the west wing. >> lincoln is the patheosis of a uniter. >> reporter: and look for an acknowledgement of dr. martin luther king's vision on the day we honor the civil rights leader, a coincidence of timing that's not lost on the nation's first african american president. now, the speech was finalized over the weekend, but the president often makes final word changes up to the very end, and this time was no exception. i'm told that he made tweaks this morning, in fact. the president, i'm told, will speak for under 20 minutes. by reading prior inaugural addresses, he decided the shorter, the better. his last address was just over 18 minutes. his favorite two past inaugurals were kennedy's, which ran just under 14 minutes, and, of course, lincoln's second, which at 700 words, had to be fewer than ten minutes. i'm told president obama had a quiet breakfast with the first lady and his daughters before going to church. anderson? >> let's talk about it with
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 8:00am PST
. >> i'd like to meet the president because they have a big house. >> president obama. >> his favorite thing is pizza but we act like -- ♪ >> announcer: this is an abc news special report. the second inauguration of president barack obama. now reporting from the news seem in washington, d.c., diane sawyer and george stephanopoulos. >> and a good sunday morning to you. there it is, the sky is blue and this is a historic special report. i'm diane sawyer with george stephanopoulos. on this inauguration weekend we want to take you with us inside the white house where at this moment, the president is getting ready to speak the 35 words that arc all the way through the history of this country, back to george washington, the oath of office that will begin his second term. >> it is happening on a sunday for only the seventh time in our history because the constitution says the presidential oath must be taken by noon on the 20th of january. all the big public ceremonies, the capitol there, the preparations beginning on the west front. 800,000 will spread across the national mall in washington
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 9:00am EST
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ABC
Jan 20, 2013 10:00am EST
in president obama, a small private ceremony at the white house in advance of tomorrow's public event. about 800,000 expected right there at the national mall tomorrow far fewer than turned out four years ago for the first inaugural for president obama even everything just about set on the capitol where the president will deliver his inaugural address. our powerhouse roundtable standing by on what to expect in that speech and the second term, but first we're happy to welcome david plouffe to "this week." >> thanks for having me. >> lay out the vision the president expects to deliver to the nation tomorrow. >> well, i think he is going to talk about how our founding principles and values can still guide us in today's modern and changing world. we do look at this in the state of the union as a package, so i think in the inaugural he'll allow his vision for a second term. the detailed blueprint and ideas will be in the state of the union so i think you have to ew this as a package and say that our political system does not require us to resolve all of our differences or settle all of our disput
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 9:00am EST
over the weekend but the white house says it hopes that congress votes to support president obama's proposals. >> we think there is consensus on capitol hill for this. we get 60 votes in the senate. >> for assault weapons? >> president put forward a have variety of things. assault weapons. high-capacity magazines, mental health check, school safety. we think there is support for a lot of these things and we'll push as hard as we can. martha: mark these send, former speechwriter to president george w. bush. alcan combs -- alan colmes, host of the "alan colmes radio show". good morning. big day in america. great to have you both with us. you heard david plouffe's remarks. you worked for president george w. bush. is there common ground that needs to be sought on this issue in this country, do you think? >> i think there can be. look, i have two daughters who are the exact same age as the kids who died in newtown. there are a lot of things the republicans can support like the president announced. better gun owner and safety education and mental health support and helping develop emerg
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
at the blue room at the white house as the first lady and the obama daughters looked on. but in the little less than two hours the president will affirm that oath before a much larger crowd with 100% more pomp and an equal proportion of circumstance. we have a stellar group of guests joining us throughout the day. honestly, to cut to the chase, it is pretty much everybody you know from msnbc. plus, visits with some members of the obama administration, folks from congress, we'll have live reports from the capitol and all along the parade route. and who knows what surprises along the way. it will be a fun day. reverend al sharpton and chris hayes are joining us onset as the day goes along. alongside me are melissa maris perry, ed schultz and the one and only chris matthews. mr. matthews, this is, i think of this as chris christmas. >> i think of the alternative it could be today. john bolden becoming secretary of state, the coke brothers up on the podium with donald trump, it is not that day, is it? but it is a positive side. i always say to people, we are looking down over this beautiful wa
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
. that's how the white house is describing the proposals that president obama will offer this morning to reduce gun violence across the country. but how much change can happen without the support from congress? chuck hagel's bid to run the pentagon appears to be gaining steam with key democrats now giving him a thumbs up. this morning, we'll talk to one of his biggest advocates on the hill, rhode island's jack reed. and some must-see tv. bill clinton kicks the door wide open for a hillary clinton campaign in 2016 and he makes a direct appeal, saying her health is not an issue and that he'll support whatever she decides. good morning from washington. it's wednesday, january 16th, 2013. this is "the daily rundown." i'm chuck todd. let's get right to my first reads of the morning. and it begins with guns. today the president will unveil what one gun control activist characterized nbc news as the most sweeping gun control measures proposed since right after the assassinations of bobby kennedy and mlk back in 1968. the president is going bold, fulfilling a promise he made one month ago in
FOX
Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm PST
on the issue next tuesday. >>> more shake-ups in the white house cabinet as president obama helds into his second term. today interior secretary ken salazar announced he is stepping down. he's the latest cabinet secretary to exit the administration following secretary of state hillary clinton, treasury secretary timothy geithner, defense secretary leon panetta and labor secretary hilda solis. sal dar is planning to retire to his colorado ranch. >>> -- salazar is planning to retire to his colorado ranch. >>> president obama's second inauguration takes place this weekend. we'll be reporting live from the inauguration starting sunday morning and continuing with live reports on the fest ichts through tuesday morning -- festivities through tuesday morning. >>> funeral services will be held in san francisco tonight for francisco gutierrez, one of two people killed in a tragic cash outside a liquor store on new year's dai. investigators say a suspected gang member was racing away from police following a shooting when he caused the deadly crash. that suspect david morales now faces murder charges.
FOX News
Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm PST
democratic house and his own vice president, former speaker of the house -- obama doesn't believe in legislation. i believe it's unconstitutional. the attempt to compel private citizens to report on private citizens under the guise it my save a child. we could deputize anybody on that. >> neil: maybe by blitzing this out today, he made it more difficult for guys like you to pick him apart. he may say, well, the majority nd i'm going to win.g to get >> i would say half of these absolute crap, just p.r. junk that he put together with his cabinet -- i'm ordering on you to do a report. why doesn't he do it? those aren't the ones that bother me. i'll give you another example. he'll issue a presidential memorandum to research the causes and prevention of gun violence. that is an illegal executive order. cdc is forbidden by federal law to under talk studies like that for two reasons. the attempt through the backdoor to treat gun ownership and second amendment as a health issue so they spit out these gin up these phony reports, congress said you can't do that. number two, about 80% of the
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
to the white house for a second term. senior republicans say they hope president obama has opened the door today to more cooperation on capitol hill. live from the white house, i'm steve handelsman, nbc bay area news. >>> okay, steve, thank you. our political analyst larry gerston is in washington tonight. we chatted with him a short while ago about the significance of the day and night. i'm guessing this is going to be brief, you're heading out to the inaugural balls. who really is part of the balls tonight? >> reporter: there are two major balls tonight. one is the military ball honoring all of those folks in uniform and anyone in uniform can get into that ball. it's a big deal for that reason and the president will spend some time there. then at the convention center right below the inaugural ball and it will be divided into four parts depending upon what kind of ticket you have but the president expected to stop in all the different areas and his wife, of course. spend some time with folks. tremendous entertainment all night long. i think it goes until 1:00 or 2:00 in the morning and s
FOX
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
to act. >> reporter: the white house says president obama could make nearly 20 executive orders to enact stricter gun laws. that would not require approval from lawmakers. one option, appointing a full time director of the atf. >> it's been a very long time since the senate has confirm add head of the atf. >> reporter: congress has not approved a nominee for the past six years. obama could install one himself. he could direct them to investigate more gun thefts. right now they investigate only when ten or more are stolen and only if one is connected to a crime. another executive order option, enforcing a 1968 give up law that prohibits the import of certain assault-style weapons. >> he believes we ought to take common sense and enact common sense measures that protect our second amendment rights but prevent people who should not have happens from on staining them. >> reporter: he made it clear president obama will not rely solely on making executive orders. the white house says he will need approval from congress for tougher gun legislation. >> some congressional republicans are claiming
CNBC
Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm EST
come out of the senate and from the white house. president obama is going to miss his february 4th deadline to submit his budget. >> i know that's an argument that the republicans like to make, but it's unfair because technically if there was no budget the government would be shut down. we know there's the budget control act and the continuing resolutions. the government has been funded to lower levels than actually the cbo had anticipated if we would have had a budget. so technically the president is actually already signed $2.4 billion -- sorry, trillion in spending in -- towards the debt reduction. two-thirds of which have been in cuts. again, if we'll come to the table and have a real conversation about both deficit reduction and spending cuts, the republicans have got at least to put a real proposal on the table other than okay, we're going to do a temporary or do a month to month to try to hold some of this hostage rather than putting forward serious ideas. >> well -- >> well, i think they have put forward some serious ideas. the ryan budget and the several iterations of it.
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 11:00am PST
'll still ill housed, ill clad, ill nourished. what dozen barack obama feed to say we'll do to fix it, do you think? >> what i would doyle is say, he seems very engaged in newtown gun control. i would say talk about fear and that we cannot be a society of fear. we have to work together and no mother should be afraid of somebody shooting their child with an assault weapon in a school. no city should fear that if a hurricane wipes them out due to climate change, that you're not going to get federal -- the government there to help you. and i would also obviously abraham lincoln and par tin luther king are going to be mentioned, at least their spirit for sure. i would wiped it to women. nobody seems to ever name drop susan b. anthony or eleanor roosevelt. it might be time for that now, particularly since the president's been getting some heat of not having enough women in his second term and the women's vote contributed to his re-election mightily. >> historically speaking, how much does a second inaugural speech matter? does it set the tone? do people hold the presidential account foblable f
LINKTV
Jan 20, 2013 2:00pm PST
obama has been officially sworn in for a second term at the swearing-in ceremony in the white house. a larger public swearing-in will take place on monday. reports some of the kidnappers were captured in algeria. french troops in mali have launched new attacks against rebels. taking you back to our top story -- president barack obama's inauguration. let's go live now to washington d.c. you were giving us a sense of the programs of the president is mapping out. how is he going to get it through congress? >> the republicans still control the house and they have been in no mood to compromise. he's trying to take on some pretty controversial issues -- immigration, gun control, spending, dealing with the national debt and deficit. these are things he sees absolutely no common ground with republicans on. he has to get them to agree, so how is he going to do it? he's defined by his ability to campaign. he's putting that the organization into eight groups that will lobby on his behalf. his inauguration was about changing the town in washington. even people in the white house said that the p
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
of the presidents. every sitting member of white house attended church here going back to james madison. half a dozen or so presidents always made it their first stop on inauguration day. president obama continues that tradition with his family just emerging. martha: lovely family. the girls, we watched them grow up last four years, saush sha -- sasha and malia. how do you feel, is being shouted from the crowd. incredible moment for barack obama as he gets ready to begin his second term. four presidents have done this particular tradition of going to st. john's right before their inauguration. harry truman, ronald reagan and both president bush's went to st. john's on the actual morning of the inauguration. we watch president barack obama carry on that tradition. bill: remarkable when you are here in washington and you see the white house for the location where we are, lafayette church, st. john's church is on the north end of lafayette park. if you were to walk as a civilian, might be 300 yards total. martha: not today. bill: in this case with the president and first family and amount of sec
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm EST
of obama and the white house himself and his family raises questions for some people so that while we may be on the way sunday to be post racial, i think it's fair to say that we are not now. >> to you have a relationship? >> no. >> justice for all. mary frances berry. her most recent book. professor at the university of pennsylvania. former chairwoman and u.s. commission on civil rights. here is a history of the u.s. commission on civil rights. mary frances berry on book tv on c-span2. >> you're watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs weekdays featuring live coverage of the u.s. senate. weeknights want to keep public policy events. every weekend though it is nonfiction authors and books on book tv. you can see past programs and get our schedules at our website. you can join in the conversation on social media sites. tell us what you think about our programming this weekend. you can tweet us. @booktv. comment on our facebook call or send us an e-mail. book tv, nonfiction books every
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
>> the inaugural parade was a pageant. colorful floats and talented bands. and leading the way were the obama's who walked part of the way to the white house. for a second term. >> a senior republican said here, by his remarks, president obama, at least in republican hoped, had opened the door to more cooperation. live from washington. now back to you. >> steve, you covered many inaugurations before, what stood out to you about this one? >> the obama family is so cute, i have to tell you that. take the politics and the take bands, put it all aside, now i'm a father of two daughters and i'm a bit prejudice bus they are adorable and so are the adults when they are interacting, it's heartwarming. >> it's great to see them all together today. the girls are growing up in front of our eyes. >> thank you so much. steve. >> several political pundits said that the president spoke with a new swagger. like someone who does not need to seek re-election. that part is true. >> he is feeling good, he feels like he has the republicans agenda. he did speak with a little bit more of an attitude, if you will, today.
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